East Asian Languages & Cultures

The Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures offers an exciting range of courses. We offer a four-year sequence of courses in Chinese and Japanese languages as well as other coursework in literature, film, and culture.


Consider a major in Chinese or Japanese language and culture, a minor in Chinese or Japanese language and culture, or an Interdisciplinary Minor in East Asian Studies to complement your academic and career plans. Talk to your adviser about how proficiency in an East Asian language can become an important component of your educational plan, or contact one of us in East Asian Languages and Cultures to find out more about study opportunities.

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The Japanese Studies Club weekly activities continue this week with the cooking night - enjoy making/eating melon pan & taiyaki on Wed., Jan. 28. Meet in Carswell 014 at 7pm and walk over to the Polo Dorm Multimedia Lounge at 7:15pm.
We also have the weekly Japanese Conversation Table on MONDAYS, 4:00-5:00 pm at Benson Food Court. (2 photos)
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Japanese Studies Club will be kicking off the spring semester with the movie night featuring "Swing Girls" on Wednesday, January 21, 7pm in Carswell Hall 014. Find out what happens when a group of lazy high school girls taking summer remedial classes are introduced to jazz through a series of strange occurrences. Rice balls ("Onigiri") & drinks will be provided.

Weekly Japanese Conversation Table will start on Wednesday, Jan. 21 as well. Come join us from (4-5) at Benson Food Court!
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I am searching for a WFU student to teach my children (elementary and middle school age) Chinese. If qualified email ebyers@triad.rr.com ... See MoreSee Less

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Yasuko Takata Rallings gave a presentation "Dynamic Assessment as a Formative Assessment for Oral Proficiency" at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Annual Convention in San Antonio, TX, on Nov. 21. She also enjoyed seeing a former colleague, Yiwen Lui. ... See MoreSee Less

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劉羿彣Glad to see Takata sensei there!2 months ago

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